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Federal (USV)


William H. Craig

(c. 1830 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 32 year old engineer from Taunton, he enlisted on 13 August and mustered as Private, Company D, 7th Massachusetts Infantry on 1 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 3 November 1862.

After the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines1. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave, and has his unit as the 14th Massachusetts Infantry, and his death on 14 November 1862.


c. 1830


11/03/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 485  [AotW citation 17649]